Crime + Punishment
Amidst a landmark class action lawsuit over illegal policing quotas, CRIME + PUNISHMENTchronicles the remarkable efforts and struggles of a group of black and Latino whistleblower cops and the young minorities they are pressured to arrest and summons in New York City.
A highly intimate and cinematic experience with unprecedented access, Crime + Punishment examines the United States’ most powerful police department through the brave endeavors of a group of active duty officers and one unforgettable private investigator who risk their careers and safety to bring light to harmful policing practices which have plagued the precincts and streets of New York City for decades.
Screening will be followed by a live video chat with NYPD12 officer Ritchie Baez.
This event is made free to the public thanks to the University of Southern Maine Gloria S. Duclos Convocation